Simon TCHOKONTE has been appointed Director of Business Development at OTTera in Africa. His main responsibilities will be to educate and promote the growing opportunities of AVOD, connected TV applications and Fast channels all over Africa. "I will be attending markets, visiting studios, speaking with networks and building conversations with advertising agencies to secure interest in our services", said TCHOKONTE exclusively to Señal News.
OTTera's main strategy in Africa would be to make sure that the market is aware of OTTera and "help the content owners and broadcasters to migrate into this new content streaming business model", explained the executive who also confirm "we are open to working with anyone and any company that has an interest in growing the presence of OTT, Fast channels, connected TVs and mobiles in Africa."
Currently, OTTera is present powering several virtual vMVPDs applications that also boast numerous fast channels, also powered by OTTera. Likewise, OTTera is also well known by all smart TV OEM as a trusted, reliable and Fast acting application development partner. This gives OTTera an immediate advantage entering the market as they already have the relationship necessary to achieve distribution and scale with key manufacturers in the region like Hisense, TCL, LG, SAMSUNG and many others.
Tchokonte has been working in the media industry for over ten years. He started his career in 2012 at Novovision as a Sales and Human Resources Manager before becoming in 2018 the Sales Director of Novocomedy, the world’s largest provider of non-verbal content, and later its Deputy General Manager